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The Week When Attackers Started Winning The War On Trust
Kevin Bocek,  VP Security Strategy & Threat Intelligence, Venafi
Commentary
The misuse of keys and certificates is not exotic or hypothetical. Itís a real threat that could undermine most, if not all, critical security controls, as recent headlines strongly show.
By Kevin Bocek VP Security Strategy & Threat Intelligence, Venafi, 11/21/2014
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Cartoon: Your SLA Is A Turkey
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
Our cartoonist shows that, even on Thanksgiving, there's no such thing as a free lunch for IT people.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 11/21/2014
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Video: Tech Hygiene Bad Habits, 3D Stock Portfolios
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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This Week In 60 Seconds looks at bad tech hygiene habits, using Oculus Rift for 3D stock portfolios, security risks during the holiday shopping season, and more.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 11/21/2014
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Comcast App Lets Customers Track Service Techs
Eric Zeman,
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Comcast tests a service that alerts customers when technicians are on the way.
By Eric Zeman , 11/21/2014
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Microsoft Azure Outage: Questions Remain
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Azure's East and South Central US data centers' performance plummeted while West remained relatively unaffected.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 11/21/2014
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Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
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I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/21/2014
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Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/21/2014
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Top Colleges For Online Computer Science Degrees
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
New guide ranks US college online programs in computer science and related fields, and provides a neat tool for looking up average IT salaries by location.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 11/21/2014
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Retired CIOs: 5 Rewarding Second Acts
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Some CIOs "retire" but then consult. These five decided to do something completely different.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
Commentary
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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OCR Audits: Donít Fall Victim To Past Mistakes
Mark Fulford, Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services
Commentary
The Office of Civil Rights is not out to get you. But it does expect you to make good-faith efforts at protecting patient data.
By Mark Fulford Partner at LBMCís Security & Risk Services, 11/21/2014
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Broadband Demand Hits The High Seas
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Cruise ship operators Royal Caribbean and Carnival are exploring new ways to provide on-board Internet access, highlighting advances in remote connectivity.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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Healthcare Interoperability: Who's The Tortoise?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Are EHR vendors or government committees leading the race to interoperability?
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/21/2014
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10 Holiday Party Attire Atrocities
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
News
Remember, this is Christmas, not Halloween, and this is a company event, not Vegas. What happens at the company party does not stay at the company party.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 11/21/2014
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WAN Orchestration Essential To Hybrid Cloud
Cahit Akin, CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks
Commentary
The careful construction of a hybrid cloud can collapse due to neglected WAN resources. WAN orchestration can help.
By Cahit Akin CEO & Co-founder, Mushroom Networks, 11/21/2014
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Silverton Banks On Analytics For Turnaround
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Oregon healthcare organization Silverton Health hopes sophisticated analytics can help it fight rising tide of patients who don't pay their bills.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 11/20/2014
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Russian Cyber Espionage Under The Microscope
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
New report shows level of coordination and strategy by three main groups of cyberspies out of Russia.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/20/2014
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New Citadel Attack Targets Password Managers
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
IBM researchers have found signs that the prolific data steal Trojan is now being used to attack widely used password managers.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 11/20/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Mobile Platforms: The Truth About Third Place
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
News
In software development, being the #3 platform in the mobile market is as good as being last.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 11/20/2014
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